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  1. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi all! So, I've done a fair bit of work on my B5.5 Passat, in the realm of making it work more how I would like it to - and, I've set myself up to be able to do it for the community. I can re-write CCM software with VDS-PRO, and I can now do it on the workbench. And, because I have VCDS...
  2. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Ladies and gentlemen, here's the deal. I have a working VDS-PRO setup here, so I can do low-level coding work on B5 / B5.5 CCMs. Things like "window operation via remote", or (for the B5.5 wagons), "tailgate 'unlocked' with all doors unlocked." ***If you have any other coding changes that...
  3. Volkswagen Passat B6 Discussion
    To match my real B6 waggie:
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Gotta find the torque specs for engine and manual transmission mounts now. :) I can't wait to replace my 14 year old 187k mounts... Snub mount was done a while ago. Got most of my parts to complete my ICM delete & new pcv set up too.
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Came home to find myself a package on my door-step. I finally am in the possesion of a Chas-bar!!!!!!!! :D The only thing is that I searched, and I was unable to find any installation instructions or DIY's. If anyone has any pictures or can give me any insight on where it goes I would...
  6. Mobile Electronics
    well these came in the mail today. I finally got all of it installed to see how it sounded and wow. They are very clear, crisp, and look very nice in the passat. I still need to get the sub amp, wiring, and new box but for now these will do nicely.
  7. The Showroom
    My package from ECS tuning came today!:) Here are my new espherical mirrors Stainles steel brake lines front and back And slotted cross drilled rottors front and back Now im ready for the winter snow storms:thumbup: by the way anybody know how to change these heated mirrors??? :confused:
  8. The Showroom
    Got a package in the mail.... Hmmm from ze fatherland... Let's open it up: Das Auto? Ach du liber! And inside ze box: A letter from the head designer of the B6 (form for sure, but still), a VW gear catalogue, an invite to join the VW Owner Priviledge Program (free with various...
  9. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So this arrived today. :) So on the waggie... LED strips in the lowers or old school round fog (to be wired as DRLs)?????
  10. Classified Archive
    I have a brand new, never installed Black Bailey DV. I want $115 including Priority Mail! I'm located in Miami, FL This is $165+Ship at AWE..
  11. The Showroom
    Hi gang, I was the mysterious person that bought the Vogtland Springs and Bilstein Sport Shocks off of Inferno! :P Here is the original thread: They arrived to me in good condition, here are the pics I took once I took them out of the...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How hard were they to install? I got a bunch of extra wiring, is it manditory I use it, or can I just plug them into the existing harnests? Any advice while installing them?
  13. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Got a recall today for 2003 passats. They said there may be fuel pump failure, so they are changing them out..... Whatch for your recalls.......ed:thumbup:
  14. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Anyone done this? It's $20 plus postage, and they give you an analysis of your oil composition along with a brief diagnosis.
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I am looking for a hard plastic hose for the crank case vent on a V6. The end elbow locking piece broke, so the hose is only hanging on with one clip. I just need the elbow, but the dealer only sell the whole hose assembly (many hoses in one assembly) and costs $80+. Has anyone here bought...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Today in the mail I received a letter in the mail from the local stealership Casey Automotive to remind me of the CHK RUN PROBLEM service. They scheduled me for an appointment and everything. Has anyone else had this CHK RUN PROBLEM serviced? And receive spam from their local...
  17. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I need a temperature sensor for my '99 V6 and I am not near to a dealer to pick one up. Do any of the VW mail order suppliers have these? Thanks.
  18. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I just got a letter from my local Volkswagen dealership in San Diego telling me that: "There may be outstanding recalls or campaigns that have not been completed on your Volkswagen. These repairs are FREE ..." i am the second owner of the car, so is this some new or recent recall that everyone...
  19. Europe
    I was wondering if anyone was interested in shipping over some trim for me. It is about damb near impossible to get some euro (black) bumper and door here. All you have to do is go buy some and ship it over to the states and I will pay you for it and your time. Please help. Adam
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thanks to Paul and Jack at ECS tuning for hooking me up with the new shocks. ECS Tuning Bilstein front grooved shocks set of 4. (grooved are only the front)